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I will be posting sets of questions every few days. The aim is that they are study tool for those who like quizzes.Some are quite tough, but I will also be adding 'easier' questions too. I hope you find the questions interesting,challenging and above all,enjoyable.
Sunday, 3 May 2015
10 Sport WQC practice questions
Another set of 10 questions for you in the run-up to the 2015 World Quizzing Championships.
This lot is sport, so hope you enjoy.................
1. He won the German 'Athlete of the Year' award four times
and won six Olympic medals (3 gold)between the 1984 and 1988 Games. Which German superstar swimmer was
famously nicknamed 'The Albatross' on account of his particularly long arms?
2. Named after a government administrator and first awarded
in 1931, the Bledisloe Cup is a rugby union match played between which two
Australia and New Zealand
3. In January 2015,which Golden State Warriors shooting
guard, broke two NBA records in one game, namely the most individual points
scored in a quarter, and the most individual'3-pointers' scored in a quarter?
4. Accommodating over 60,000 spectators in a 1 mile-long
grandstand, what is the name of the Dubai horseracing course, that is home to
the Dubai World Cup, the World's richest horse race?
5. (Picture) In February 2015,which Korean-born New Zealander
golfer became the youngest ever Women's World Number One ranked player -she was
aged just 17 years old?
6. Which was the last football club to win the UEFA Champions
League, that did not represent a FIFA World Cup winning nation?
FC Porto (Portugal 2003-04)
7. In January 2015, American skier, Lindsey Vonn, won her 67th
World Cup race, passing Annemarie Moser-Pröll's record to become the most
successful female World Cup racer of all time. Which male skier (born 1956), is the only
racer to have had more World Cup victories, with 86?
8.Since the first World Championship in 1981, Italian
driver, Guido Cappellini, has won ten further championships, making him the most
successful racer in which motorsport?
9.Famed for its annual Diamond League athletic
meeting, including a prestigous mens mile race, in which European city is the
Bislett stadium located?
10.He won a bronze medal at both the 1972 and 1976 Olympic
Games, competing in the High Jump. In 1973,he cleared a world record height of
2.30 metres. This made him the first person to break the high jump world record
using the 'fosbury Flop' technique. What is the name of this American
high-jumper, who went on to become a sports commentator and analyst on all three
major US TV networks?